Re: convert VSD (Visio) file to EPS ?

Subject: Re: convert VSD (Visio) file to EPS ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:49:58 -0700

Have you tried Visio > PDF > Illustrator > EPS?

If you save as a bitmap format such as PNG, you lose all the vector information.

On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Monique Semp
<monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello, WR-L-ers,
> Googling shows that there are many paths to converting a Visio VSD file (yes, VSD, not VSDX, because Iâm still using my old Visio 2007) to EPS, which I want to do to get images into a PDF thatâs produced by Doxygen-generated LaTeX output that I input to TeXworks.
> Iâm assuming that with so many methods to do this, the results will range from excellent to poor, in terms of good quality/hi-res images. (Using Illustrator to convert from the Visio-output PNG file to an EPS file results in rather blurry images. There are many options in Illustrator, so perhaps itâs fixable. But Iâd assume that itâs better
> So, is anyone already doing this VSD->EPS conversion with good results? If so, please share your method.
> Hoping to save some experimentation time,
> -Monique
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